SENATE FLOOR ACTION




                                  Monday
                              April 11, 2005


THE SENATE SUSPENDED ALL NECESSARY RULES TO CONSIDER AND FINALLY PASS:


SB 40 (CS)(LC)    Zaffirini
Relating to permanency planning procedures for children residing in
state institutions.

SB 274 (CS)        Barrientos/ et al.
Relating to funding of the Communities In Schools program.

SB 695             Ogden
Relating to the forfeiture of good conduct time from inmates who
file frivolous applications for writ of habeas corpus.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SB 730 (CS)        West, Royce/ Armbrister/ Averitt/ Barrientos/
                      Carona/ et al.
Relating to the establishment of a law school in the City of Dallas
by the University of North Texas System.
1 FLOOR AMENDMENT

SB 742             Duncan
Relating to disqualification for eligibility for workers'
compensation benefits of certain professional athletes.

SB 1479             Shapleigh/ et al.
Relating to deferred presentment transactions of certain military
personnel or their spouses.


THE SENATE ADOPTED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS:


SR 527             West, Royce
Recognizing April 11, 2005, as Red and White Day at the State Capitol.

SR 570             Hinojosa
Recognizing April 11, 2005, as Leadership Mission Day at the State Capitol.

SR 581             Gallegos
In memory of Henry L. Martinez, Sr.

HCR 8             Merritt                    SP: Brimer
Designating April 29, 2005, as Dale Earnhardt Day in Texas and
paying special tribute to his life.


THE SENATE REFUSED TO CONCUR IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS AND REQUESTED
 THE APPOINTMENT OF A CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON THE FOLLOWING:


SB 1             Ogden                      SP: Pitts
General Appropriations Bill.


THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE INDICATED:


HB 25             Delisi/ Escobar/ Anderson/ et al.
Relating to admission to and transition assistance within the
public school system for school-age dependents of military
personnel and other students.
Education

HB 157             Cook, Byron/ Pena/ Paxton/ Branch/ et al.
Relating to the conditions of community supervision for certain
persons convicted of an intoxication offense.
Criminal Justice

HB 207             Goodman/ Guillen
Relating to the reduction of registration, license, and renewal
fees required to be paid by certain land surveyors.
Business & Commerce

HB 417             Delisi/ et al.
Relating to a supplemental health coverage program under the Texas
Employees Group Benefits Act for certain persons.
State Affairs

HB 484             West, George "Buddy"
Relating to the filing of electric logs with the Railroad
Commission of Texas.
Natural Resources

HB 551             Phillips
Relating to a project of a development corporation in connection
with a primary job.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

HB 773             West, George "Buddy"
Relating to certain purchases by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
Government Organization

HB 872             West, George "Buddy"
Relating to the imposition of the pipeline safety annual inspection
fee by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
Natural Resources

HB 918             Krusee
Relating to the authority of a municipality to establish economic
development programs in certain areas.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 933             Taylor
Relating to insurance coverage requirements and exemptions from
certain insurance requirements applicable to certain state
agencies.
Government Organization

HB 1025             Solomons
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Optometry Board and
to contact lens prescriptions and the dispensing of contact lenses.
Government Organization

HB 1076             Crabb/ Guillen/ Anderson/ Eissler/ et al.
Relating to waiving hunting and fishing license fees for certain
military personnel.
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

HB 1162             Farabee
Relating to the training, examination, and seminar attendance
requirements for applicants for or holders of licenses or
registrations to perform certain activities pertaining to
compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas.
Natural Resources

HB 1170             Miller/ Delisi/ Hupp/ Pickett/ Hunter/ et al.
Relating to readmission to a public institution of higher education
of students who withdraw to perform active military service.
S/C on Higher Education

HB 1328             Naishtat/ Madden/ Seaman
Relating to certificates of mold remediation.
Business & Commerce

HB 1367             Allen, Ray/ Keel/ Talton
Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses
in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses.
Criminal Justice

HB 1489             Turner
Relating to the purposes for which money in the compensation to
victims of crime fund may be used.
Finance

HB 1596             Paxton
Relating to the regulation of motor-assisted scooters.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 1924             Chavez
Relating to the certification of certain health organizations by
the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
International Relations & Trade

HB 2104             Delisi
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of hindering
apprehension or prosecution.
Criminal Justice

HB 2273             Cook, Byron
Relating to the administration of the unemployment compensation
system by the Texas Workforce Commission.
Business & Commerce

HB 2307             Cook, Byron
Relating to the terms of office of the Product Development and
Small Business Incubator Board.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1846             Zaffirini
Relating to the powers and duties of the Karnes County Hospital
District.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1847             Zaffirini
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
operation, and financing of the Duval County Groundwater
Conservation District.
Natural Resources

SB 1848             Zaffirini
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
operation, and financing of the Starr County Groundwater
Conservation District.
Natural Resources

SB 1849             Estes
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties,
functions, operations, and financing of the Stephens Regional
Special Utility District.
Natural Resources

SB 1850             Gallegos
Relating to the regulation of certain businesses that sell alcoholic
beverages in certain counties; providing an administrative penalty.
Business & Commerce

SB 1851             Madla
Relating to the expansion of the East Medina County Special Utility
District and the composition of the district's board of directors.
Intergovernmental Relations


THE FOLLOWING BILLS WERE REREFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE INDICATED:


HB 322             Hupp/ Gonzalez Toureilles/ Isett/ Bonnen/
                      Anderson/ et al.
Relating to concealed handgun licenses for members and veterans of
the United States armed forces.
Rereferred from Criminal Justice to Veteran Affairs & Military Installa

HB 685             Rose/ Berman/ Guillen/ et al.
Relating to the requirements that apply to certain armed forces
personnel who apply to obtain or renew a concealed handgun license.
Rereferred from Criminal Justice to Veteran Affairs & Military Installa

SB 1503             West, Royce
Relating to the creation of the Institute on Race, Crime, and
Justice at the University of North Texas at Dallas to examine and
provide training regarding racial profiling by law enforcement and
participation by members of certain underrepresented racial or
ethnic groups in law enforcement.
Rereferred from S/C on Higher Education to Criminal Justice